National Affairs: Antis

The opponents of the bonus have made their arguments chiefly on two points:

1) That a bonus would be bad for business and would react to the disadvantage of every citizen including the ex-service men, draining the Treasury of several millions a year for two or three generations.

2) That the majority of ex-service men do not want a bonus. Edward L. Allen, National Director of the Ex-Service Men's Anti-Bonus League, wrote to Representative Green: "There are approximately 3,700,000 ex-service men in the country. But a few more than 400,000 of them are members of...

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